Good for fine detail work, such as lettering and scrolling. Colors retain their clean, crisp, brilliant characteristics. No dispersants to inhibit optimum brush handling qualities. 84 colors. Also travel kit.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/diluted application and was applied on cold press watercolor paper (150 lb) material.
The original Van Dyke Brown had only fair lightfastness, with the color tending to shift to gray.
The original Van Dyke Brown was slightly toxic, containing coal products.
The original Van Dyke Brown was made from surface deposites of lignite or peat. In most lines of piant, it is manufactured from synthetic materials.
Cologne Earth or Cassel Earth
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